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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- United States -- Economic conditions.,
    • Women -- Employment -- United States.,
    • Sex discrimination against women -- United States.,
    • Housewives -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-250) and index.

      Statementby Barbara R. Bergmann.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1426 .B429 2005
      The Physical Object
      Pagination255 p. ;
      Number of Pages255
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3420646M
      ISBN 100312219415, 0312232438
      LC Control Number2005040556

      Kenya - The role of women in economic development (English) Abstract. Since Independence in , Kenya has been working to make women active partners in the development process by careful design of mainstream programs, rather than by instituting separate programs for women, thus benefitting women along with the rest of.


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